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Casting calls in Chicago

This could be your 15 minutes of fame.

The following is a list of reality TV shows scheduled to hold casting calls in the Chicago area and movies, TV shows, music videos and commercials looking to cast extras and speaking roles here. This list is updated every week, so make sure to bookmark this page. Also, check out our 10 tips on how to become an extra.

(NOTE: I have nothing to do with casting, so please don't send me your headshots.)

NBC'S "THE VOICE"

Solo artists and duos 15 years old or older for singing competition. Casting call is Feb. 21 and 22 at Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom. Details

NBC'S "AMERICA'S GOT TALENT"

Acts of all ages and talents for talent competition. Casting call is Jan. 24 and 25 at McCormick Place. Details

ABC'S "EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS"

Obese individuals who want to lose more than half their body weight. Casting call is Feb. 14 at Copernicus Center. Details

SHOWTIME'S "VERACITY"

Students and teachers for filming Jan. 24 and 25 at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep. Details

"MY ONE SHOT"

Rappers for hip-hop reality TV competition hosted by Sway Calloway. Casting call in Chicago is Feb. 13 at a to be determined location. Details

FOX'S "EMPIRE"

Females 18-30 years old who look like tough, female rappers for Jan. 27. Details

Fit, hip hop dancers 18 to 30 years old. Audition is Jan. 26. Details

Real male rappers for non-speaking role Jan. 27. Details

Hip and trendy males and females 18 to 49 years old for music venue scene. Details

"Club types" in their 20s or 30s. Details

Ultrasound tech. Details

NBC'S "CHICAGO FIRE"

Real paramedics who know how to ice skate for Jan. 29. Details

Paramedics for Jan. 28. Details

Hispanic drivers 18 to 80 years old with lower ends cars for Jan. 26. Details

Males and females who can ice skate for ice skating scene Jan. 28. Details

NBC'S "CHICAGO PD"

Extras to play coffee house patrons Jan. 26. Female contortionist in her 20s or 30s also needed. Details

"Tough"-looking caucasian male in his late 30s to 50s to play Jay's assistant Jan. 26. Details

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